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    • welshgirl888
    • By welshgirl888 12th Feb 18, 6:25 PM
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    Credit card fee
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    • 12th Feb 18, 6:25 PM
    Credit card fee 12th Feb 18 at 6:25 PM
    I was under the impression that fees for using a credit card was scrapped on 9th January 2018. However, when I visited the Post Office today to pay my road tax I was told there would be a fee of £2.50 if I paid by Credit Card but not if I used my Debit Card. When I queried this I was told that the Post Office are still allowed to charge. Is this correct.
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    • eskbanker
    • By eskbanker 12th Feb 18, 7:32 PM
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    • 12th Feb 18, 7:32 PM
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    • 12th Feb 18, 7:32 PM
    No, it's not correct, they're talking rubbish.

    However, since you're paying by card and obviously have access to t'internet, just do it online....
    • bengalknights
    • By bengalknights 13th Feb 18, 8:52 AM
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    • 13th Feb 18, 8:52 AM
    No since 13th Jan it was scrapped and there is no exemption for post offices
    • gt94sss2
    • By gt94sss2 13th Feb 18, 9:51 PM
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    • 13th Feb 18, 9:51 PM
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    • 13th Feb 18, 9:51 PM
    If you are paying via a personal credit card, then as others have said there is no fee.

    However, the £2.50 fee still exists if you use a business/corporate credit card.
    • T-G-C
    • By T-G-C 13th Feb 18, 11:13 PM
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    • 13th Feb 18, 11:13 PM
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    • 13th Feb 18, 11:13 PM
    The Post Office of all companies should know better. Unless it was a business credit card, the branch is breaking the law and can be reported as such.

    Out of all the commercial areas, I would have thought the Post Office would comply with laws in favor of the consumer.
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